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Established 1847
Medford Elevation 40'
Population: 22,160
Longitude:  74.824W
 Medford Township Guide

The township office is located at: 
17 N. Main Street
Medford, NJ 08055-2490
Phone 609-654-2608
Visit the official website at:

The Public Safety Building is located at:
(Police Department & Municipal Court)
91 Union Street
Medford, NJ 08055-2450
Phone Numbers
Emergency: 911
Police (non-emergency): 609-654-7511
After Hours Emergency (police): 911
Recorded Information: 609-654-5833
Community Bulletin Board 609-654-0444
Municipal Court:  609-654-8813
Fire Department (non-emergency) 609-953-3291
Municipal Water & Sewer:
  Operations:  609-654-7886
  Billing: 609-654-2608

Freedom Park
Medford's Freedom Park includes a 30,000 square foot skateboard park.  After three years of planning, the park opened in 2000 to rave reviews. 

The fees for daily, quarterly and yearly use are reasonable, and the rules allow non-township residents to use the facility.

All users must obtain a photo identification membership card or daily pass.  Cards/passes can be obtained from the Medford Recreation Department office, located in Cranberry Hall behind the Medford Municipal Center at 17 N. Main Street. Daily passes may be obtained at New Concepts Hobby Shop - 626 Stokes Road and Zone 44 - Taunton Forge Shopping Center; Tuckerton & Taunton Roads.

For Complete details, visit the Freedom Park web page.

Worldwide Recognition
In 2000, the National Geographic Society selected 65 small towns in the US to be featured in a special publication called "The Guide to Small Town Escapes."  Of course out town made the list,  the only town in New Jersey. 

Here's an excerpt of what they had to say about Medford:
"While Medford is foremost a residential town, a spattering of antique shops and craft boutiques occupy Main Street's walls, purveying century-old dolls and country style armoires, handmade wooden toys and Victorian vases." 

Don't take our town's unique character for granted.  Spend a day exploring our town.  You can start with the Medford Trails Guide to Antique Shops.

A Town With History
Did You Know:

Our famous Kirby's Mill pre-dates the revolutionary war by several years, and remained in operation until 1920. 

On Jennings Road (the little street between the car wash and the Acme)  is the place where the first machine– made cut nails in America were produced using horse– powered machinery. 

The Indian Chef Tavern was originally at Union and Main Streets in the building that is now  The Stagecoach Cafe.  And when it opened in 1810, it really was a stagecoach stop.

Would you Like to know more?  Check out Our Medford History page.

School Closing Numbers
Medford Township Schools: 668
Lenape School District:
BCI Tech:
Listen to KYW News Radio 1060 AM or Cable TV Channel 19 for these numbers
Municipal Links
Permits and Licenses
The township clerk can provide you with the following licenses:
  • Birth Certificates (if born in Medford)
  • Death Certificate
  • Dog License
  • Voter Registration
  • Marriage License
Appointments are recommended. 
Call 609-654-2608.

The Division of Planning and Zoning 
will assist you with building permit requests.  Call: 609-654-2608

Gun Permit applications can be obtained from the police division administrative officer at: 609-654-7511.

House Identification
Large bright letters on your mailbox and on your house will will provide quick identification of your location in an emergency.  If your house number is not known, call the Planning Office at:  609-654-2608 for assistance.  Not only could this save your life,  it will also help the pizza guy.
Bicycle and Skating Laws
All children under 14 years of age operating a two-wheel bicycle are required to wear an approved bicycle helmet
Skates & Skateboards:
All children under 14 years of age are required to wear a helmet while roller skating, skateboarding or using a non motorized scooter.  No scooter can exceed 25 mph.
Our Neighbors
  Medford Lakes
  Medford Lakes Fire Dept.
  Medford Lakes Emergency Squad
  Medford Youth Athletic Assoc.
  Mount Laurel

The information on this web site is provided as public service to our neighbors. This web site is a private endeavor, not endorsed by the Township of Medford. For official information, visit: or phone the appropriate party if in doubt. Not responsible for typographical errors, omissions or out-dated information.

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